Jableh

Jableh

Jableh, also called Gabala, is a coastal city on the Mediterranean in Syria. It has been inhabited since the second millennium BC, since it was part of the Ugaritic kingdom. It was also an important Roman city. One of the main remains of this period is a theatre, capable of housing c. 7,000 spectators.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Latakia Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Phoenician

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine + Crusader + Islamic

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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